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Thursday September 8th, 2011

After his fourth-round victory against David Ferrer, Andy Roddick answered several questions about playing on tiny Court 13.

"I enjoyed it," Roddick said.  "I like playing kind of the smaller more intimate stuff when I can.  I haven't always gotten that opportunity here. ... I didn't think Court 13 was in my future, but I probably could have promised you if it ever came to that I was just going to call it quits. But extenuating circumstances, I guess.  I enjoyed myself out there, though.

"It was a little bit of everything.  We had some Van Morrison wannabe playing music in the courtyard, so we had a Brown Eyed Girl soundtrack for about two games there.  There was a guy scaling the fence in the back for a second.  He was about to serve and I saw a guy climbing up the fence. A couple people wanted to do commentary from the service line.  I didn't think that was gonna work. There was a repetitive screaming from the courtyard at one point.  It was actually kind of shrill.  It was a little stressful.  It sounded like someone was getting hurt.  So I don't know if that's what it's always like out there. "

Here's more of Roddick's news conference:

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